Máire is a junior research fellow at Trinity College at the University of Oxford. She is a post-doctoral researcher in the Cancer Genomics group led by Dr David Wedge at the Oxford Big Data Institute. She obtained her PhD degree in 2018 under the supervision of Elizabeth Murchison at the Cambridge University. During her PhD she focused on understanding the origin and evolution of transmissible cancer. Currently, her main research interests lie in investigating the development of rare cancers.